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Vol. 8 No. 19 · 6 November 1986

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Vol. 8 No. 19 · 6 November 1986

Alan Ryan

The Enemies Within: The Story of the Miners’ Strike 1984-5 by Ian MacGregor and Rodney Tyler. Collins, 384 pp., £15, October 1986, 0 00 217706 4
A Balance of Power by Jim Prior. Hamish Hamilton, 278 pp., £12.95, October 1986, 9780241119570

Letters

Maurice Cowling, Frank Walbank, Harry Hodgkinson, Rod Edmond, Hanna Segal, Kingsley Amis, Egremont, Ted Hughes, Andrew Motion, Patrick Neill, Wilberforce, Sydney Bailey, Editor, ‘London Review’

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney praises the Scottish poet Sorley MacLean

Ian Hamilton

Staring at the Sun by Julian Barnes. Cape, 195 pp., £9.95, September 1986, 0 224 02414 0

Nicholas Spice

Roger’s Version by John Updike. Deutsch, 316 pp., £9.95, October 1986, 0 233 97988 3
The Voyeur by Alberto Moravia, translated by Tim Parks. Secker, 186 pp., £9.95, October 1986, 0 436 28721 8
Dvorak in Love by Josef Skvorecky, translated by Paul Wilson. Chatto, 322 pp., £10.95, September 1986, 0 7011 2994 8
Moments of Reprieve by Primo Levi, translated by Ruth Feldman. Joseph, 172 pp., £9.95, October 1986, 0 7181 2726 9

John Kerrigan

Tribute to Freud by H. D. Carcanet, 194 pp., £5.95, August 1985, 0 85635 599 2
In Dora’s Case: Freud, Hysteria, Feminism edited by Charles Bernheimer and Claire Kahane. Virago, 291 pp., £11.95, October 1985, 0 86068 712 0
The Essentials of Psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud, edited by Anna Freud. Hogarth/Institute of Psychoanalysis, 595 pp., £20, March 1986, 0 7012 0720 5
Freud and the Humanities edited by Peregrine Horden. Duckworth, 186 pp., £18, October 1985, 0 7156 1983 7
Freud for Historians by Peter Gay. Oxford, 252 pp., £16.50, January 1986, 0 19 503586 0
The Psychoanalytic Movement by Ernest Gellner. Paladin, 241 pp., £3.50, May 1985, 0 586 08436 3
The Freudian Body: Psychoanalysis and Art by Leo Bersani. Columbia, 126 pp., $17.50, April 1986, 0 231 06218 4

M.F. Burnyeat

The Complete Works of Aristotle: The Revised Oxford Translation edited by Jonathan Barnes. Princeton, 1250 pp., £53, August 1984, 0 691 09950 2

Jonathan Barnes

Philosophical Apprenticeships by Hans-Georg Gadamer, translated by Robert Sullivan. MIT, 198 pp., £13.95, October 1985, 0 262 07092 8
The Idea of the Good in Platonic-Aristotelian Philosophy by Hans-Georg Gadamer, translated by Christopher Smith. Yale, 182 pp., £18, June 1986, 0 300 03463 6

Frederick Seidel

Poem: ‘Morphine’

Geoffrey Hawthorn

Sociology in Cambridge

Peter Clarke

The German Slump: Politics and Economics 1924-1936 by Harold James. Oxford, 469 pp., £30, March 1986, 0 19 821972 5
The Making of Keynes’s General Theory by Richard Kahn. Cambridge, 327 pp., £20, May 1984, 9780521253734
Towards the Managed Economy: Keynes, the Treasury and the Fiscal Policy Debate of the 1930s by Roger Middleton. Methuen, 244 pp., £25, September 1985, 0 416 35830 6
Keynes and his Contemporaries edited by G.C. Harcourt. Macmillan, 195 pp., £22.50, October 1985, 0 333 34687 4
The Policy Consequences of John Maynard Keynes edited by Harold Wattel. Macmillan, 157 pp., £29.50, April 1986, 0 333 41340 7

Jane Miller

Thinking Women

June Goodfield

Memoir of a Thinking Radish: An Autobiography by Peter Medawar. Oxford, 209 pp., £12.50, April 1986, 0 19 217737 0

Pat Rogers

Hume and the Heroic Portrait: Studies in 18th-Century Imagery by Edgar Wind, edited by Jaynie Anderson. Oxford, 139 pp., £29.50, May 1986, 0 19 817371 7
Augustan Studies: Essays in honour of Irvin Ehrenpreis edited by Douglas Lane Patey and Timothy Keegan. University of Delaware Press, 270 pp., £24.50, May 1986, 9780874132724
The 18th Century: The Intellectual and Cultural Context of English Literature 1700-1789 by James Sambrook. Longman, 290 pp., £15.95, April 1986, 0 582 49306 4

Frank Field

Diary: Reading Kilroy-Silk’s Diary

Denis Donoghue

Write on: Occasional Essays ’65-’85 by David Lodge. Secker, 211 pp., £12.95, September 1986, 0 436 25665 7

Alan Brownjohn

Poem: ‘Profoundest Love’

Denton Fox

The Ages of Man: A Study in Medieval Writing and Thought by J.A. Burrow. Oxford, 211 pp., £19.50, May 1986, 0 19 811188 6

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